Paws-itively Awesome Canine Companies Run By People with Disabilities
In honor of National Dog Day, celebrated annually on August 26th, AmeriDisability is spotlighting dog treat businesses run by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Businesses Named “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”
The DEI helps companies measure their own progress on disability inclusion and challenges them to improve their policies and practices – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it’s also good for business.
Record Low Unemployment Creates Opportunities for Americans with Disabilities
Jobs programs for people with disabilities can benefit both employees and employers.
Create an Accessible Workspace with these Disability-Friendly Pieces
Do you have the adaptive equipment and tools you need to be successful in the workplace?
You're Invited to Celebrate ADA 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Event and resources to mark the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
‘Yes She Can’ Organization Empowers Teen Girls on the Autism Spectrum with Job Skills
How one nonprofit is leading efforts to promote inclusive employment opportunities.
20 Self-Employment Ideas for Seniors to Take Charge of Their Destiny
It's never too late to follow your dreams! Seniors can find happiness with second careers.
Etiquette Basics for Interacting with People with Disabilities in the Workplace (or Anywhere)
The D.C. Office of Disability Rights offers a two-fold approach to etiquette for interacting with people with disabilities: a humorous video and a serious do & don't list.
Resources for Addressing Mental Health Challenges at Work
Study reveals that employees are uninformed on mental health resources.
Seeking Employment? A Disability Recruitment Company May Help
Bender Consulting Services has created employment opportunities for over 1,000 individuals, of which about 20 percent are disabled veterans.
Secondhand Purchases Afford First (or Second) Employment Opportunities
Since its founding in 1902, Goodwill has operated with the philosophy of “not charity but a chance,” specifically focused on influencing the workforce.
Temporary Ramps to the Rescue: Storefronts Made Accessible Thanks to StopGap Foundation
Luke Anderson, a civil engineer and the co-founder of the StopGap Foundation, a non-profit bringing accessibility to the world.
Disability-Supporting Drink: How a Coffee Company Brewed Up an Inclusive Cause
For many coffee lovers, a cup of joe is just their main pick-me-up each morning but, for Diane Grover, coffee also supports a cause.
Understanding Your Voting Rights as a Person with a Disability
The disability community is a powerful voting block. During the 2016 election, voters with disabilities comprised approximately one sixth (16.67%) of eligible voters, totaling 35.4 million people.
How to Create and Manage an ABLE Tax-Advantaged Account
ABLE accounts let disabled citizens save money in tax-exempt savings accounts. It enables them to save money and receive federal public benefits.
7 Disability-Related Considerations When Interviewing For and Accepting a Job
Job hunts are generally stressful for all, and more so for those with disabilities despite employment rights. To align with an ideal employer, here are disability-related considerations when interviewing for and/or accepting a job offer:
Sock Company Puts Best Foot Forward with Inclusive Workforce
Sometimes it takes years for a start-up company to attain profits. And sometimes, as with John’s Crazy Socks, a business realizes immediate success.